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Today’s Quote: “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal a commitment to excellence that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” -Mario Andretti

Today’s Word: Indigenous adj. Originating and living or occurring naturally in an area or environment. “The cactus is indigenous to Arizona.”

Random Thought: I assume full responsibility for my actions… except those that are someone else’s fault.


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Today’s Quote: “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”– William Feather

Today’s Word: Didactic adj. (1) Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive. (2) In the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to treat someone in a patronizing way. “The didactic speech influenced the weaker members of the audience.”

Random Thought: What we see mainly depends on what we look for…

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Today’s Quote: “A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the
fool.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Today’s Word: Nexus (nex·us) n. A means of connection; a link or tie: “The nexus between the mob and gambling.” 2. A connected series or group. 3. The core or center.

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that we spend a great deal of our time worrying about things the never happen…

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Today’s Quote: “God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you?” William Arthur Ward

Today’s Word: Laborious adj. Hard-working; industrious. Marked by or requiring long, hard work. “It was a laborious project, but they still kept it under budget.”

Random Thought: Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace…

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Today’s Quote: “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell

Today’s Word: Furtive adj. 1. Marked by quiet, caution or secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed. “A furtive kiss.” 2. Characterized by stealth; surreptitious. “A furtive attempt to take control of the business.”

Random Thought: I don’t know about you, but it’s the first five days after the weekend that I find to be the hardest…

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Today’s Quote: “Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Trepidation n. A feeling of fear or agitation about something that may or may not actually happen. “He entered the cave with considerable trepidation.”

Random Thought: Is there a name for that moment when you’re not sure if you actually have “free time” or if you’re just forgetting everything?

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Today’s Quote: “Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.” – Lao Tzu

Today’s Word: Placate (pla·cate) verb To appease or pacify; make (someone) less angry or hostile. “The customer service representative tried to placate the dissatisfied customer.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered why we say “bye bye” but not “hi hi”?

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